What is neurohypophysis?

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Position: It is the posterior part of the pituitary gland.


It is formed of two parts - Pars nervosa and the Infundibulum.

Embryological development:

It develops as a down-growth of hypothalamus and remains permanently attached to it by the infundibulum. (i.e. arises from the Neutral ectoderm).

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